Happify Health launched the first-ever prescription digital therapy for anxiety and depression, giving it a competitive edge over its peers—but if DTx companies want doctors to prescribe their apps, they’ll need insurers on their side.
Unraveling the healthcare pricing transparency knot: Healthcare pricing transparency startup Turquoise Health scored $5 million in funding—and even though it’s in its early stages, it’s primed to disrupt healthcare pricing amid myriad attempts from the gov’t to do the same.
Taking social determinants of health programs to the next level: UnitedHealthcare dropped $11.4 million into social health programs across the US—we unpack why that’s not enough to generate a meaningful healthcare impact.
A 360-degree view of patients in your pocket: Patient engagement platform b.well Connected Health raised $32M—we unpack why companies like it that transform how patients interact with healthcare can help payers and providers with patient retention/acquisition and cut down on wasteful spending
The retail giant filed paperwork to provide virtual care in 37 states as it decelerates brick-and-mortar expansion plans. We think it could market audio-only visits to its massive Medicare population since pandemic-era coverage for these visits could be permanent.
Primary care innovator Carbon Health raises $350M: The company provides a mix of in-person and virtual care services, and wants to use the cash to ramp up its physical footprint—but can it distinguish itself from other primary care disruptors?
Google and The Harris Poll's recently released data shows how physicians unanimously say interoperability is a top priority—we unpack the obstacles preventing them from achieving it, and how cloud providers can help clear the path.
Digital health’s funding frenzy isn’t slowing down: The first half of 2021 brought in a new record high of $15 billion in digital health funding, with telehealth investments accounting for the biggest chunk—here’s why digital health funding is beating the odds despite a drop in telehealth use.